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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-1508

The XPDM display driver in VMware ESXi 4.0, 4.1, and 5.0; VMware ESX 4.0 and 4.1; and VMware View before 4.6.1 allows guest OS users to gain guest OS privileges or cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via unspecified vectors.
Publish Date : 2012-03-16 Last Update Date : 2017-12-12
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceGain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
VMware Tools Display Driver Privilege Escalation oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17183 windows
VMware vCenter Server, Orchestrator, Update Manager, vShield, vSphere Client, Workstation, Player, ESXi and ESX address ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20594 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-1508

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Vmware ESX 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Vmware ESX 4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Vmware Esxi 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Vmware Esxi 4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Vmware Esxi 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Vmware View 4.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Vmware ESX 2
Vmware Esxi 3
Vmware View 1

- References For CVE-2012-1508 CONFIRM
BUGTRAQ 20120316 VMSA-2012-0004 VMware View privilege escalation and cross-site scripting CONFIRM
SECTRACK 1026818
SECTRACK 1026814
BID 52524 VMware View Privilege Escalation Vulnerabilities Release Date:2012-03-16

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-1508

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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